TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of April 9, 2021

1.When plotting points on a graph, pairs of the form (a,b) are called: (5 points)

2.What state features a bear on its flag? (10 points)

3.Which pair is incorrect? (5 points)

4.Which sentence does not contain a homograph? (10 points)

5.Which flight is longest? (10 points)

6.What is closest to where the Green Mountain Boys fought? (20 points)

7.Gwen's school runs on a six-day cycle (day 1, day 2, etc, through day 6) for scheduling. If today is Day 1 and is a Monday, how many full weeks of school will it take before Day 1 falls on a Monday again, assuming there is school on every weekday? (20 points)

8.Tom is going hiking in the mountains. He needs to eat at least 3,000 calories each day. If he gets 450 calories from his morning oatmeal and eats 2 candy bars, each with 360 calories, for a snack, how many calories does he need from the rest of his food that day? (10 points)

9.It's a king or a butterfly. (5 points)

10.Which does not belong? (5 points)